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Elijah Wood Joins BBC-America’s ‘Dirk Gently’ Series Under Max Landis

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 22, 2016 @ 10:41 PM
Saban Films
We’d heard some time ago that BBC-America had in mind to adapt Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy creator Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency with controversial writer Max Landis, and now Dirk Gently has a first major star. Lord of the Rings and Wilfred alum Elijah Wood joins the production in a major Dirk Gently role, but not the one you’d think.

Peter Capaldi Says Next ‘Doctor Who’ Companion Has Officially Been Cast

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 19, 2016 @ 7:14 PM
BBC
We won’t see Doctor Who again until the 2016 Christmas Special, even then without perhaps meeting the next companion to follow Jenna Coleman’s Clara, though he or she has apparently already been cast. Peter Capaldi says he’s already begun working with the franchise’s newest actor, perhaps precipitating a formal announcement soon.

‘Orphan Black’ Season 4 Overloads on New Trailer, Photos and Characters

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 14, 2016 @ 12:01 PM
BBC-A
If ever you thought Orphan Black too secretive for its own good, boy, is BBC-A about to make your day. Not only is there a brand-new Season 4 trailer for the #CloneClub’s return, but a plethora of new synopses and character details to break Orphan Black’s 2016 return wide open.

‘Doctor Who’ Asks Peter Capaldi to Stay After Steven Moffat’s 2017 Exit

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 7, 2016 @ 3:47 PM
BBC
Doctor Who will keep silent for the better part of 2016, airing nothing but a Christmas Special, but undergo major transition in 2017 with the addition of a new companion and Steven Moffat’s retirement. Even more, Peter Capaldi has been asked to stay on amid all the chaos, but still isn’t sure of a Doctor Who future without Steven Moffat.

‘Doctor Who’ Reportedly Eyes Rakhee Thakrar as Next Companion

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 1, 2016 @ 11:03 PM
BBC
Doctor Who has plenty of time to figure out its future, airing only a Christmas Special in 2016 before kicking off Steven Moffat’s final episodes in 2017, that we don’t yet have an official companion to replace Jenna Coleman’s Clara. That said, one report claims EastEnders star Rakhee Thakrar may be in the running.

Tom Hardy Gives Good Crazy in FX Ridley Scott ‘Taboo’ Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 25, 2016 @ 6:58 PM
FX / BBC
Tom Hardy isn’t a name one easily lures back to TV these days, at least not on the American side, but an eight-part miniseries venture between FX and the BBC gets the Mad Max: Fury Road star grunting under a crazy hat, and naked in the snow straightaway. Take it in, as FX debuts Hardy’s new Ridley Scott-produced period drama.

‘Brooklyn’ Already Getting BBC TV Adaptation, But No Saoirse Ronan

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 4, 2016 @ 2:19 PM
FOX Searchlight
John Crowley immigrant drama Brooklyn still has hurdles to clear after some stellar reviews, including a bid for Best Picture at the coming Academy Awards, but why wait for that sweet, sweet TV money? The period drama is already getting a TV tie-in on The BBC, even shuffling Julie Walters over to reprise her role from the film.